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What can i take for a headache due to cataract surgery 10

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what can i take for a headache due to cataract surgery 10 days ago. pain is mild, but annoying.
JA: Is the headache episodic or daily? And what about nausea?
Customer: no nausea episodic
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: sober alcoholic 46 years, 80 years old
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Josh replied 2 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr Josh replied 2 months ago.

Well, i would make clear that Cataract surgery recovery time can be up to six weeks.

Many patients also experience increased light sensitivity and a small amount of fluid discharge after cataract surgery.

It is common to have such headache after this surgery.

You can take OTC Tylenol for headache.

This is completely safe.

No need to get panic, and you can take OTC Tylenol.

You should Avoid heavy lifting.

You should Wash your hands thoroughly before touching your eye area.

You should Avoid rubbing or putting pressure on your eye.

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Expert:  Dr Josh replied 2 months ago.

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